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Boy stabbed in the neck in Sunderland

An investigation is underway after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the neck in Sunderland last night (Saturday 10 May).

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Boy stabbed in the neck in Sunderland, as police investigate

The boy's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
The attack happened outside the Murray Library on Chester Road. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

An investigation is underway after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the neck in Sunderland last night (Saturday 10 May).

Police found him outside Sunderland University's Murray Library on Chester Road just after 10.30pm. He was taken to hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. Three other people, including two teenagers, were arrested on suspicion of affray.

Witnesses can contact Northumbria Police by calling 101.

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